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Lava Hot Springs Community

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Situated between Salt Lake City, Utah and Yellowstone National Park, Lava Hot Springs is a great choice among Idaho resorts and Utah resorts for relaxing activities and fun adventures.

This Idaho resort town treats you to beautiful scenery with many types of lodging. It is a peaceful community where you can unwind with your family and friends.  

Lava Hot Springs Library

The first library was organized in l966 by a demonstration act, by the Congress of Idaho. A grant was set up by the state to provide a bookmobile, driver and library books for a mobile library for Southeast Bannock County. The city gave them a corner of City Hall, the Lions Club built shelving and the bookmobile brought about 100 books every month.

Relocation Packet

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LAST UPDATED: August 28th, 2019

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Chamber Brochure

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Lava Hot Springs Utilities

Lava's electric needs are served by Utah Power & Light Company, while natural gas is supplied by Intermountain Gas Company. Adequate capacity presently exists for both electricity and natural gas. US West Communications provides telephone service and Premiere Cable II provides cable TV service.

Water is supplied by the City of Lava Hot Springs. The system's capacity and supply are adequate to meet the community's expected growth for several years. In order to ensure that the City of Lava is prepared for economic growth well into the future, the city drilled a new well in l992. The city has a sanitary sewer system that is adequate to meet current needs and expected growth for several years. Fees for sewer and water hookup will be per ordinance.

Lava Hot Springs has the potential of hot mineral water development of 450 GPM of water at approximately 120 degrees. The City will work with a potential developer to develop this resource. Fees for the hot mineral water will be 85% of the cost per therm of natural gas.


Direct Communications Internet
(208) 548-2345

Electricity - Utah Power & Light
(208) 776-5598

Natural Gas Intermountain Gas Co
(208) 547-2133

Sewer and Water - City of Lava Hot Springs
(208) 776-5820

Century Link Phone & Internet Service 

(866) 642-0444

Lava Cemetery (208) 776-5623

Lava Public School (208) 776-5281 

Senior Citizen Services (208) 776-5569 

United States Post Office (208) 776-5680

Bannock County Link

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Schools (Lava Elementary, Marsh Valley, ISU)

Lava Hot Springs Elementary School

Marsh Valley Joint School District

213 Fife Street

Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246



Marsh Valley Middle School

12805 S Hwy 91

Arimo, ID 83214

(208) 254-3260


Marsh Valley High School

12655 S Hwy 91

Arimo, ID 83214

(208) 254-3711


Idaho State University

Public University

921 South 8th Avenue

Pocatello, ID 93209

(208) 282-4636

Religious Services


Christ Love Community Church

Community Building
   Services: Sunday 2:30-6:30 p.m.
   Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Wednesday 776-5012

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

400 West 200 North
  10:00 a.m. Sacrament Meeting
  11:20 a.m. Sunday School
  12:10 noon Priesthood Meeting, Relief Society, Primary

Lava Community Church

   118 W Elm
   9:45 am Sunday School
   11:00 Morning Worship

   7 pm Bible Study


Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Elm & S. 1st West
   Mass-Saturday 5:00 p.m.

Saint Germain "I Am"

7514 Hwy. 30
   Sunday 10:00 a.m. Service


Cost of Living

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